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  • Lost Providenceby David Brussat; Andres Duany

    Arcadia Publishing Inc. 2017; US$ 12.99

    Providence has one of the nation�s most intact historic downtowns and is one of America�s most beautiful cities. The history of architectural change in the city is one of lost buildings, urban renewal plans and challenges to preservation. The Narragansett Hotel, a lost city icon, hosted many famous guests and was demolished in 1960. The American classical... more...

  • House of the Seven Gables, Theby Ryan Conary; David Moffat; Everett Philbrook; House of the Seven Gables Settlement Association

    Arcadia Publishing Inc. 2017; US$ 12.99

    The House of the Seven Gables is an American icon. It is one of the nation�s oldest homes and one of its first historic house museums. Built in 1668, it is a unique and well-restored first period house displaying many preserved 17th- and 18th-century architectural features. Three generations of the seafaring Turner family lived in the home before the... more...

  • Boston Youth Symphony Orchestras Revised Editionby Krysten A. Keches

    Arcadia Publishing Inc. 2017; US$ 12.99

    In 1958, under the founding music director, Prof. Marvin Rabin, the Boston University College of Fine Arts established a youth orchestra for junior and senior high school students from the Greater Boston area. The Boston Youth Symphony Orchestras (BYSO), formerly known as the Greater Boston Youth Symphony Orchestras, has flourished over the past 60... more...

  • Haunted Gloucester, Salem and Cumberland Countiesby Kelly Lin Gallagher-Roncace

    Arcadia Publishing Inc. 2017; US$ 12.99

    Few places are as obsessed with the paranormal as New Jersey, and the area once known as West Jersey is a hotbed of supernatural activity. The ghost of a young boy in Mannington appears to welcome guests and partygoers to a historic bed-and-breakfast. The tortured soul of a weathered sea pirate remains in Greenwich, still imprisoned after three hundred... more...

  • The Hero's Bodyby William Giraldi

    Oldcastle Books 2017; US$ 7.49

    'One of the best memoirs I've had in years' - Financial Times At just forty-seven years old, William Giraldi’s father was killed in a horrific motorcycle accident. Writing here with searing honesty about grief, obsession, shame and identity, he looks back on three generations of men from the blue-collar town of Manville, New Jersey, and tells... more...

  • Shays’ Settlement in Vermontby Stephen D. Butz

    Arcadia Publishing Inc. 2017; US$ 12.99

    The ruins of Daniel Shays�s fortified settlement reveal the hidden story of the famous rebellion. Shays and the Regulators founded the settlement deep in the Vermont wilderness after fleeing the uprising they led in 1787 in Massachusetts. Rediscovered in 1997 and under study since 2013, these remnants divulge secrets of Shays�s life that previously... more...

  • Hudson Valley Curiositiesby Allison Guertin Marchese

    Arcadia Publishing Inc. 2017; US$ 12.99

    Hudson Valley is steeped in mysteries, from Celtic chambers resting in the deep woods of Putnam to Millbrook�s abandoned Bennett College. In the Highlands, Iroquois chief Daniel Nimham gave his life for the cause of American independence. One strange night in the Catskills, a legendary playwright miraculously survived a midnight plunge off the suspended... more...

  • Route 1by Dan Tobyne

    Down East Books 2017; US$ 13.99

    Stretching from end to end of the thirteen original colonies, from Fort Kent, Maine, to Key West, Florida, the connecting sections of the Atlantic Coast Highway, known as United States Route No. 1, have formed a highway of history for three hundred years. Washington traveled it repeatedly in peace and war. Now the 94-mile section between New York... more...

  • South Plainfield in the 20th Centuryby Richard Veit; Dorothy Miele

    Arcadia Publishing Inc. 2017; US$ 12.99

    Located in northern Middlesex County, South Plainfield has a rich and fascinating history. It was first settled by the Lenape and later by immigrants from Scotland, England, and the Netherlands. Mills were built, and by the 18th century, it was home to numerous farms and two hamlets: Samptown and New Brooklyn. During the American Revolution, skirmishes... more...

  • Lost Coal Country of Northeastern Pennsylvaniaby Lorena Beniquez

    Arcadia Publishing Inc. 2017; US$ 12.99

    Lost Coal Country of Northeastern Pennsylvania documents the region�s disappearing anthracite history, which shaped the legacy of the United States of America and the industrial revolution. The coal mines, breakers, coal miners� homes, and railroads have all steadily disappeared. With only one coal breaker left in the entire state, it was time to record... more...